Electronics/Op-Amps/Non Linear Configurations/Oscillator/Relax Oscillator

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Relaxation oscillator implemented with inverting Schmitt trigger and RC network

By using an RC network to add slow negative feedback to the inverting Schmitt trigger, a relaxation oscillator is formed. The feedback through the RC network causes the Schmitt trigger output to oscillate in an endless symmetric square wave (i.e., the Schmitt trigger in this configuration is an astable multivibrator).